Add to the list also Annette Lareau, Jeffrey Shultz's Journeys Through
Ethnography: Realistic Accounts of Fieldwork. I would especially
recommend the chapter by Lareau.
On 02/04/06, Kathryn Alexander <email@example.com> wrote:
> A great book about "doing ethnography" is Fieldnotes: the makings
> of ethnography By Roger Sanjek
> 1990 - which is all about the activity of doing "it" and what a
> fieldnote is - each chapter is a separate response from an
> ethnography about how the write fieldnotes, how they do their work
> - what their relationship is this making process through living and
> recording and re-framing
> Fieldnotes : the makings of anthropology / edited by Roger Sanjek.
> Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1990.
> Margery Wolfe's
> s A thrice told tale is intriguing because it is a tryptych in time
> and space and genres by MArgery Wolfe about retold in three
> modalities, chronotopes and perpsectives - (wife and gaad student
> researcher/ fictional narrative/ senior legit anthropologist -
> writing up the same "event") I modeled my thesis on this thrice
> told tale metaphone when I was attempting to develop a way of
> looking at ethnography as a textual practice - ( wee bit of
> Dorothy Smith's work on doucmentation as the conceptual relations of
> ruling - giddens/mead /Bakhtin ) and
> Paul Atkinson's monograph "Understanding Ethnography"
> and one that I found compelling was about fieldworkers being in
> dangerous places Fieldwork under fire : contemporary studies of
> violence and survival / edited by Carolyn Nordstrom, Antonius C.G.M.
> Robben. Published Berkeley : University of California Press,
> I always liked "Women Writing Culture - Behar and Gordon, because
> they take on the mystique of Clifford and marcus -
> >Can anyone point me to publications on the real life, dirty laundry,
> >accounts of ethnographers about their field experiences. I
> >seem to recall the existence of such a book, but cannot for the life of me
> >find it. Maybe just wishful thinking?
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